The Hospital is situated in Mtwara Region, Masasi District, in the South-Eastern part of Tanzania. Masasi town is 38 km from Ndanda, Lindi 110 km, Mtwara 159 km and Dar es Salaam 563 km.

Service Area

The following villages are allocated as service area for St. Benedict Ndanda Hospital:

  • Mpowora
  • Njenga
  • Tuungane
  • Mkalapa
  • Liputu
  • Mwena

These villages have a total of 20,402 inhabitants.

Catchment area

The hospital serves patients from Mtwara Region, Lindi Region and Ruvuma Region. 2,288,792 people live in this catchment area (data from the 2010 census). However, we also receive patients from as far as Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Mozambique.